UP Elections 2022: Uttar Pradesh has been a battleground for political parties, combating each other to hold the reign of the state. From incessant campaigning to numerous promises the janta of Uttar Pradesh has seen it all.
In February, UP Chunav 2022 are scheduled and already the atmosphere is full of turmoil and turbulence. From Bhartiya Janta Party bringing monumental developmental projects to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi launching women-centric campaigns saying “ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon”, Uttar Pradesh is a hard gamble for all parties.
Let’s see the electoral history of Uttar Pradesh and map all the transitions the state has seen. From Mayawati completing her full tenure to leaders like Akhilesh Yadav becoming the Chief Minister in 2012 see the complete timeline of the political history of Uttar Pradesh.
The first Assembly was quite different in the sense that the total number of seats was 346 with 83 constituencies. It had two representatives- called double-member seats those days.
Govind Ballabh Pant from Indian National Congress(1952-54)
Sampurnand: From Indian National Congress(1954-57, 1957-60)
Chandrabhanu Gupta from Indian National Congress(1960-62, 1962-63)
Sucheta Kripalani From Indian National Congress(1963-67)
Chaudhary Charan Singh from Bhartiya Kranti Dal, 1st non-congress CM(1967-68, 1970)
Due to the imposition of Emergency by Indira Gandhi, an anti-congress sentiment was spread everywhere.
Janata Party easily got the majority of votes. It won 352 of 425 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh.